A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Frawley ...
Dot (voice)
Joan Bruce ...
The Kangaroo / Mother (voice)
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Mr. Platypus (voice)
June Salter ...
Mrs. Platypus (voice)
Ross Higgins ...
Willie Wagtail (voice)
Lola Brooks ...
(voice)
Peter Gwynne ...
(voice)
Ron Haddrick ...
Father (voice)
Richard Meikle ...
(voice)
George Assang ...
(voice)
Kerrie Biddell ...
(voice)
John Derum ...
(voice)
Kevin Golsby ...
(voice)
Nola Lester ...
(voice)
Sue Walker ...
(voice)
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A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Trivia

Dot has a brown patch on her right sleeve which is not seen in any of the sequels. See more »

Goofs

The film's opening title, set in the font Lazybones, has an "H" substituted for the "K" in "Kangaroo". See more »

Connections

Followed by Dot and the Whale (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Quack Ducks
Music by Bob Young
Lyrics by John Palmer
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one of my favourite movies as a kid
16 November 2004 | by (san diego, ca) – See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite movies when i was little. I think the first time i saw it, i was about 5 or 6, and my mom put it on after I got a happy-meal from McDonalds. I always wanted to watch the movie but cried every time at the end. This is definitely one of my favorite movies of my youth. It's an amazing cartoon adventure of a girl who leaves home and is befriended by a kangaroo.

I haven't seen this movie in maybe 17 years or more, but I would like to buy it. The animation is fantastic and is truly one of the better animated films even though it will now be outdated. I think its a fantastic story and should be rented and never forgotten. A seminal cartoon for me. -Aaron.


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